|Fracking -- Groks Science Show 2013-08-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been lauded as the solution to the peak oil problem, and will provide hundreds of years of cheap energy. But, the reality is very different. On this program, Richard Heinberg discussed the false promises of fracking.
Keywords: science; fracking; energy; oil; peak oil; groks
|Drill Baby Drill! -- Groks Science Show 2012-08-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
For ages, earthquakes were thought to under the control of the divine. But what happens when massive amounts of fluid is injected into the ground? In this program, Dr. Cliff Frohlich join us to talk about human induced tremors.
Keywords: earthquakes; fracking; geothermal; oil; Texas
|Long Emergency -- Groks Science Show 2006-10-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Oil dependence has ramifications beyond those of transportation. A shortage in its supply can affect many areas, including agriculture, business, and urban design. On this program, James Howard Kunstler will discuss this long emergency.
Keywords: science; peak oil; long emergency